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Movie Review: ‘Hostiles’

★★★★☆ “Hostiles,” directed by Scott Cooper, is a thought-provoking and raw Western that produces a semblance of hope. Instead of glorifying the West, the film presents an accurate and hard-to-stomach depiction of life at the time. The beginning of “Hostiles” is set in New Mexico in 1892. Army Captain Joseph[Read More…]


Q&A: Terrence Malick’s Producers Talk ‘Knight of Cups’

There is perhaps no working filmmaker today whose body of work is as divisive as that of Terrence Malick’s. Without a doubt, Malick’s masterful manipulation of filmic reality — from the ethereal magic-hour landscapes in “Days of Heaven” to the introspective voiceovers in “The Thin Red Line” to the mysterious light[Read More…]


Movie Review: ‘The Big Short’

★★★★★ An adaptation of Michael Lewis’ bestselling 2010 novel of the same name, “The Big Short” explores the inner workings of the 2007-2008 financial crisis and the few individuals who profited from it through the unique perspective of a handful of financial industry outsiders. The plot weaves the intricate beginnings[Read More…]

Star-Studded Cast Fuels Gritty Crime Drama

Star-Studded Cast Fuels Gritty Crime Drama

4/5 stars The descent into the Rust Belt of steel-town America is dismally depicted in director and co-writer Scott Cooper’s tragically realistic drama Out of the Furnace. Cooper chronicles the downward spiraling lives of two blue-collar brothers thrown into the criminal world of drugs and bare-knuckle boxing. The story follows Russell Baze(Christian[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
An Epic Conclusion to the Batman Saga

An Epic Conclusion to the Batman Saga

5/5 stars Cryptic trailers released last summer have had fans rabid for the finale of director Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, and now The Dark Knight Rises is finally here in all its epic glory. Eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) is a self-torturing recluse and Batman[Read More…]

by July 19, 2012 0 comments The Guide